15-16 November | Manila
First workshop simplifying visa procedures in ASEAN was held under the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II. ASEAN representatives from governments, law enforcement, industry, academia and European experts on the Schengen System discussed the possibilities, prospects and challenges of simplifying visa procedures for both ASEAN and non-ASEAN nationals. Besides focusing on facilitating the mobility of people throughout the region, this 2-day workshop also launched a feasibility study on ASEAN Common Visa, which will be conducted in the coming year. For more information, please see the press release.